Objectives and competences

With the technological revolution, we are experiencing a change of era in areas such as privacy and protection of personal data, intangible assets, security or the sale of products and services, etc., legal relations need new working frameworks and professionals adapted to the innovations of Digital Law are needed. This master's degree prepares you as a future expert in the development of policies in the different areas of Digital Law, and provides you with practical tools so that you can lead the adaptation to the new legal challenges presented by ICTs.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Law and legal specializations
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 6.830,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:16/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://il3.ub.edu/ca/master/master-dret-digital-societat-informacio.html
ManagmentFerrer Guillén, Jordi
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


General objective:
- To acquire a clear, updated and cross-disciplinary vision of information society law, by enhancing competences associated with computer science, telecommunications and the Internet and addressing the use of tools for professional development.

Specific objectives:
- To understand the legal regime of electronic trade and of service providers in the information society.
- To understand and apply the legal implications of the field of privacy and data protection.
- To understand and manage illegal criminal, civil and mercantile potential related to the use of ICTs and be prepared to comply with obligations and manage risks in the international arena.
- To learn to apply regulations of intangible assets (brands, intellectual property and domain names) in a digital environment.
- To identify the risks and learn the tools to protect an online reputation from the legal point of view, and also the communication and protection of online corporate identity.
- To analyse and learn to apply the digital rights and liberties of people.
- To understand the elements of management and standards of information security, and to learn to design and develop an audit, to align information security with the business.
- To acquire knowledge of the implementation of ICTs in the public sector.
- To understand technological business models and the legal implications for collaborative economy, technological startups, outsourcing contracts and the impact of ICTs on labour relations.
- To design a professional strategy and plan a professional career in the short-, middle- and long-term, creating a marketing and optimization plan.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Professionals in the legal field (graduates in law, lawyers, legal advisers or legal consultants), working in areas of digital law and the information society.
- Other law professionals looking to refocus their careers.
- Professionals who work with aspects of digital law and the information society (such as: email and internet service providers, online communication, information security, personal data privacy and processing, intangible assets in digital environments, risk management or e-government) and who wish to further their understanding of this field.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:45 to 9:45 p.m. and ten scheduled Wednesdays (check calendar for dates). The times for tutorial sessions and lectures will be scheduled shortly.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.